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Berengar vs Lanfranc

Berengar vs Lanfranc

As, on Sundays, for five weeks we are reflecting on John 6, this is a good time to re-look at the Eucharist. This post can be regarded as the fourth in a series. Read this first. Read this second. Read this third. Berengar of Tours (c. 999 – 6 January 1088) was taught by Fulbert… Continue Reading

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Anglicans and Roman Catholics

Anglicans and Roman Catholics

The main point of this post is to point out that the following document is now available: Walking Together on the Way Learning to Be the Church—Local, Regional, Universal. An Agreed Statement of the Third Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) Erfurt 2017. It is a 77 page document, and so will take some digesting.… Continue Reading

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Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a global wave of prayer from 25th May to 4th June. I am all in favour of anything that encourages prayer – individually and communally. The call has been titled, “Thy Kingdom Come”. I am also interested in the use of language (“thy”) no one would consider using… Continue Reading

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50th Anniversary Anglican Centre Rome

50th Anniversary Anglican Centre Rome

At 6pm this evening, Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis will jointly lead a service at San Gregorio al Celio, Rome. The Sistine Chapel Choir and the choir of Canterbury Cathedral will be part of the service. This service marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Anglican Centre in Rome. Archbishop Justin will… Continue Reading

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A Fixed Date For Easter?

A Fixed Date For Easter?

Here in the NZ media I’ve seen more on the news that Christians might fix the date of Easter within 5-10 years, mentioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury, than that other decision the Anglican Primates made. Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby, Roman Catholic Pope Francis, the Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew… Continue Reading

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Primates Do Not Suspend TEC

Primates Do Not Suspend TEC

[Update 22 January 2016: The point I made in this post, that the Anglican Primates overreached their authority, has now been almost universally spotted and expressed, without any significant rejoinder. The Archbishop of Canterbury has now posted his understanding of what transpired. How different the conversations might have been by now if his words had… Continue Reading

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